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Sydney
Fly over beautiful Sydney Harbour by helicopter for a bird's-eye view of Sydney.
1. Sydney
The City of Sydney is the local government area covering the Sydney central business district and surrounding inner city suburbs of the greater metropolitan area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.The central business district of Sydney is roughly bounded by Circular Quay and Sydney Harbour to the north, Macquarie Street to the east, Darling Harbour to the west and Liverpool Street and Central railway station to the south.On 6 February 2004, the former local government area of the City of South Sydney was formally merged into the City of Sydney.Suburbs within the boundaries of the City of Sydney before the merger include the actual downtown or central business district of Sydney itself, Pyrmont and Ultimo to the west, Haymarket to the south and Woolloomooloo to the east and other suburbs.Suburbs within the City of South Sydney before the merger included Alexandria, Darlington (now mostly occupied by the University of Sydney), Erskineville, Newtown, Redfern, Glebe, Waterloo, Paddington.
2. Port Jackson
Port Jackson, also called Sydney Harbour, is the natural harbour of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.The harbour is an inlet of the Tasman Sea (part of the South Pacific Ocean).It is the location of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.The location of the first European settlement in Australia, Port Jackson has continued to play a key role in the history and development of Sydney.Many recreational events are based on or around the harbour itself particularly the Sydney New Year Eve celebrations and the starting point of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race.
3. Sydney Opera House
The Sydney Opera House is a multi venue performing arts centre in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.Situated on Bennelong Point in Sydney Harbour, close to the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the facility is adjacent to the Sydney central business district and the Royal Botanic Gardens, between Sydney and Farm Coves.Designed by Danish architect Jorn Utzon, the facility formally opened on 20 October 1973 after a gestation beginning with Utzon 1957 selection as winner of an international design competition.
4. Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Sydney Harbour Bridge is a steel through arch bridge across Sydney Harbour that carries rail, vehicular, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic between the Sydney central business district (CBD) and the North Shore.The dramatic view of the bridge, the harbour, and the nearby Sydney Opera House is an iconic image of Sydney, and Australia.The bridge is nicknamed The Coathanger because of its arch based design. Furthermore, the bridge is ubiquitously known to Sydneysiders simply as the Bridge.
5. Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour is a harbour adjacent to the city centre of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.It is also a large recreational and pedestrian precinct that is situated on western outskirts of the Sydney central business district.The locality extends northwards from Chinatown, along both sides of Cockle Bay to King Street Wharf on the east, and to the suburb of Pyrmont on the west.Cockle Bay is just one of the waterways that makes up Darling Harbour, which opens north into the much larger Port Jackson.



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